Cliffs’ Eagle Mills Fire Under Investigation
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) – Officials with Cliffs Natural Resources say the investigation is continuing into the cause of a fire that occurred yesterday at Cliffs LS&I’s track maintenance building at Eagle Mills.
The fire was reported at 2:45pm in the track maintenance building which contains small equipment that helps railroad track maintenance.
Fire departments from Negaunee Township and the City of Negaunee responded to the scene.
There was one employee working in the area at the time of the fire who was evacuated safely and no other injuries were reported.
Fire crews cleared the scene at 6:30 last night.
Cliffs’ says Railroad operations to and from the Tilden and Empire mines will not be impacted.